Grampians


Grampians, Grampians National Park

"The Grampians is an Australian wine region located in the state of Victoria west of Melbourne. It is located near the Grampians National Park and the Pyrenees hills. The area is dominated by red wine production particularly Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon." "Intro The Grampians is an Australian wine region located in the state of Victoria west of Melbourne. It is located near the Grampians National Park and the Pyrenees hills. The area is dominated by red wine production particularly Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Geography and climateDespite being located close to the Grampians the region itself sits between 240 - 440 metres above sea level. It is a cooler region by Australian standards the average temperature during January being just 20.2°C. The harvest period is typically mid March to mid May. Great WesternGreat Western is the first subregion of the Grampians to achieve GI status doing so in 2007. It is the historical heart of the Grampians and the location of most of its wineries. The topsoil is predominantly sandy loam with quartz and gravel pockets the subsoil deep clay. HistoryThe area was first vinified in 1862 with plantings of Concongella Creek and Great Western. French winemaker Charles Pie 0 0 Winery winery "Australian wines." 09-17 7329476 732744760 eatingout 0 1 1 1 -37.2432222222222 142.275277777778



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